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DMEK yields fast visual recovery for endothelial dysfunction

October 21, 2014

CHICAGO — Six-year midterm results showed Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty for the treatment of endothelial dysfunction provides fast and potentially complete visual recovery, a speaker said here.

“With our cohort, visual acuity improvements were quite impressive, and by 6 months, more than 95% of patients achieved 20/40 vision,” Fook Chang Lam, MBChB, MRCP, FRCOphth, said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.

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ACA has moderate effect on ophthalmology

October 21, 2014
CHICAGO — The Affordable Care Act has had a modest impact on ophthalmology so far, but a few unknown factors remain, an expert said at the American Academy of…
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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of…
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LUMINOUS study interim results show VA preserved with ranibizumab

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — One- and 2-year follow-up data indicate expected preservation of visual acuity with relatively few injections of ranibizumab in patients with neovascular…
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Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Depending on where one touches the elephant, the perception on the current environment and future opportunity for…
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When considering new technology, think about the three stakeholders

October 2, 2014
At the upcoming AAO meeting, we will see a variety of new devices and drugs that will excite us, challenge our current…
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest…
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